The Pursuit of a Creative Life w/ Jennet Liaw

On this episode, Jennet Liaw and Chris Do talk about the struggles of a creative life. Jennet Liaw is more than just a designer. She’s a role model to many especially Asian American women who dream of following their dreams versus doing the responsible thing. On this show, she shares feelings about going against the grain and finding success. Currently, Jennet Liaw is working a full time job at Nike and has a whopping 60 thousand followers on Instagram! Make sure to check out her work because it is definitely worth seeing.   Check out Jennet’s Website: http://www.jennetliaw.com/ Check out Jennet’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jennetliaw/?hl=en…

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Going your Own Way with Trung Bao

On this episode, Vietnamese American Trung Bao talks about how he learned to just go for it and where it led him. A take away from our last episode is life is short. Everyone has that point in time where you have the opportunity to take risks. For many, that time is college. What should you major in? Should you even go to college? Trung Bao was willing to take risks and now ended up doing what he loves.     Find this podcast on… SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Death. Life’s Greatest Gift w/ Alex Preston

On this episode, things get a little darker and a little deeper. Alex Preston and Chris Do go into the deeper meaning of life and what it means to live. Waking up everyday knowing you will die — this is how Alex Preston gained the courage to create his highly successful video game – Hyper Light Drifter. Alex faced a near death experience but is now living a successful life. The Secret to living true to your self is knowing You Will Die. Make the Most of It.     Find this podcast on… SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Redefining Entrepreneurship w/ Youmna Chamcham

On this episode, Chris Do redefines entrepreneurship with Youmna Chamcham. Most people see an entrepreneur as an eccentric approachable guy/girl with ambitious goals. This episode opens up with Aaron defining what a entrepreneur means to him and names Marcus Lemonis as one of his idols. This episode is divided up into three parts: Youmna’s early life, Youmna’s teen life and how she became an ‘accidental’ entrepreneur. Youmna has such a positive and almost ‘unicorn-like’ personality which makes this episode especially interesting.   Find this podcast on… SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Where Do You Draw Confidence From?

Are people born with confidence or is it a skill that you can develop? In this episode, Chris replays an older episode that mentions confidence. Chris’ advice is to find something that you are really good at and use that as your anchor. Chris quickly mentioned that he used to have trouble with his confidence and worked on it to get to its current level.   Find this podcast on… SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Staff, Freelance or Entrepreneur

What are the pros and cons of being a freelancer vs having a staff position? It’s story time! Blind Creative Director Mathew Encina shares his experience in the field. This episode is about life after college and how you succeed. Are you on the right path? Should you take the conventional college path?   Find this podcast on… SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Cultivating Creative Culture w/ Keir McLaren

Chris and his former business coach Keir McLaren discuss the keys to cultivating a creative culture at work. How do you attract the top tier talent without a large budget? What are the benefits of aligning your core values with your company? On the flip side, Chris and Keir also discuss the cons of not having a creative culture. Chris also talks about how he established his creative culture with the help of his mentor.   Find this podcast on… SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Tapping Into Your Subconcious

Have you ever been able to use your subconscious to solve your problems? Chris Do and Jon Roth discuss their previous experiences with subconscious problem solving. Chris references to Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and how he used his dreams as way of breaking through his creative blocks. On this episode, Chris dives deeper into the benefits of subconscious thinking with a more philosophical approach.   Find this podcast on… SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Branding: Identity Design w/ Yo Santosa

Chris Do sits downs with Founder and Creative Director, Yo Santosa for her perspective on building brands with personality. Chris Do opens up the podcast with a previous episode including Yo. Yo is the founder of Ferroconcrete and she also attended Art Center College of Design. Stay tuned for an interesting episode. Check out Ferroconcrete: http://ferroconcrete.com/#la-downtowner   Find this podcast on… SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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Making it as a Young Designer in LA

On this episode, young Designer Noha tells her story and Chris gives her tips for making it in LA. Noha seems like a typical Southern California girl but she used to live in Saudi Arabia. Noha moved to London when she was twelve and after that, she came to the US. Noha attended Cal Arts after doing her undergrad on the east coast at the Corcoran College of Art and Design. Check out this podcast for an interesting conversation on a young designer making her way through the world.     Find this podcast on… SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave

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